Housing Advocate Resume Samples

A Housing Advocate coordinates all housing stability advocacy, and providing referrals, and safety plans, and administering homeless prevention client assistance funds. The job description entails assisting in managing budgets and completing reports for the grants that support the programs. Work activities listed on the Housing Advocate Resume include the following – communicating with various homeless individuals, developing and maintaining a registry for every chronic client, participating in various supervision trails and programs; developing and maintaining efficient systems for maintaining records; administering caseload for homeless and assisted to search affordable housing.

Summary of skills that can highlight a resume is – experience in coordinating with homeless and providing crisis intervention, sound knowledge of local benefit agencies, knowledge of communicating with adult homeless men and women, the ability to coordinate with service providers efficiently; and proficiency in solving various housing issues for the homeless. A bachelor’s degree in business administration is commonplace among job applicants.

 

Housing Advocate Resume example

Housing Advocate Resume

Objective : To contribute as an excellent resource to its clients through a position, providing support, as well as the daily necessities to individuals and families as they face the many challenges and obstacles before them.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Picking Up.

Description :

    1. Processed intakes (Homeless and Domestic Violence Survivors), assisted clients through crisis resolution to feel not overwhelmed, but, hopeful, by listening to their concerns as well as challenges, and in creating a plan to meet their requirements.
    2. Provided 24-hour support to clients, coordinated with CPS, doctors, probation officers, mental health counselors, DSHS Caseworkers, Treatment centers and other agencies, and tenant landlords, with the objective of achieving a sense of well-being for the client and families.
    3. Offered clients transportation to food banks, housing, medical, and counseling appointments, to meet with agencies, and to interviews for employment.
    4. Assisted clients in preparing resumes, conducting employment searches.
    5. Located furniture and clothing for families.
    6. Picked up donations from various organizations.
    7. Managed petty cash, purchased supplies, maintained records/client files, and prepared monthly ESG report.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate In Arts


Housing Advocate Resume

Headline : Seeking a Housing Advocate position that will allow me to demonstrate successful skill and expertise of tasking day-to-day activities in the H.R. department; working in teams, working individually and attention to detail, while maintaining strict confidentiality at all times.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Typing, Power Point, Excel, & QuickBooks.

Description :

    1. Made sure the facility I worked at is secure, I check bags of clients entering the facility.
    2. Completed the roster on every shift making sure that every person, and every numbered bed is counted for, serve meals to clients, housekeeping duties.
    3. Served clients with mental health issues, disabled individuals, individuals with substance and alcohol issues.
    4. Encouraged my team members and clients to respect one another.
    5. Notified supervisor of maintenance and security concerns.
    6. Partnered with local agencies to develop strong, continuing community relationships.
    7. Worked with former DCFS wards who have timed out of the system to meet their housing and educational needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Communication


Housing Advocate Resume

Summary : Housing Advocate with 8 years of experience in ensuring facility safety and complete incident reports as necessary, Attending regularly scheduled supervision meetings with Advocate Supervisor, Experienced working with women of diverse racial and socioeconomic backgrounds in homeless or housing setting.

Skills : MS Office Suite SharePoint QuickBooks Lotus Notes PeopleSoft Oracle Concur Salesforce ADP Ariba SAFES FUND$ VTA OnBase NEOGov.

Description :

    1. Performed all duties to ensure that the individual is given all necessary tools to obtain, secure, and maintain permanent residential housing.
    2. Collaborated with Local and Federal agencies to provide replacement Identification, Social Security cards, birth certificates as well as any other legal matters involving the Judicial system.
    3. Maintained in-house computer program.
    4. Generated weekly and monthly reports based on statistical information and demographics.
    5. Maintains and files all medical and clinical materials, documents and records.
    6. Complained to all HIPAA regulations Coordinating interdepartmental programs and meetings.
    7. Helped a needy individual in crisis, gain some stability in life is such a wonderful feeling.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA

Housing Advocate Resume

Summary : To further expand my Housing Advocate professional and personal goals. To experience a more enriching work experience,& Assisting residents to include problem-solving, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, enforcing house guidelines, using a trauma-informed lens, Logging resident contact and communicate changes effectively.

Skills : Excellent Communication, Negotiation And Collaboration Building . 

Description :

    1. Collaborated with Local and Federal agencies to provide replacement Identification, Social Security cards, birth certificates as well as any other.
    2. Have learned a deal of professionalism, responsibility and communication from people of different walks of life.
    3. Conducted Client and Landlord Intake Interviews.
    4. Met in person with some clients and landlords.
    5. Drove and transported to and from meetings required, reliable vehicle necessary.
    6. Reviewed client rental assistance applications.
    7. Engaged with landlords on behalf of Community Firm clients.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                7-10 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Management
                                Education
                                Education
                                BA

                                Housing Advocate Resume

                                Headline : Looking to expand my resume in the field of customer care and service, in addition a fast paced position with room for advancement and economic growth, Providing program support to include answering phones and doors, responding to immediate resident concerns, and monitoring and documenting resident medications.

                                Skills : Microsoft Office, Google+, Word, Wordperfect.

                                Description :

                                  1. Provided support and advocacy to veteran/non-veteran families in Emergency, Transitional or Permanent Supportive housing.
                                  2. Conducted interviews and intakes for residents accepted into program.
                                  3. Monitored and recorded clients' progress to ensure that goals and objectives are met.
                                  4. Referred residents to other agencies for services related to employment, substance abuse treatment, child care and educational assistance.
                                  5. Prepared and maintained records and case files, including documentation such as clients' personal information, services provided, narratives of client contacts, and relevant correspondence.
                                  6. Maintained records in compliance with government and grant funding requirements.
                                  7. Assisted residents in applying for benefits, household items and furniture.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                5-7 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Executive
                                Education
                                Education
                                Bachelors In Sociology

                                Housing Advocate Resume

                                Headline : Research Technical Writing Driven and focused Public Speaking Oral Advocacy Outstanding People Skills Creative Problem Solving Proficient Mediator Life-long Learner Business Management Staff Training and Supervision Conversational Spanish.

                                Skills : Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher.

                                Description :

                                  1. Provided direct services to program participants.
                                  2. Aided program participants in obtaining food, clothing, other basic needs Provide complete assessments of program participants Assist participants in the development and implementation of individual service plans Facilitate groups and activities.
                                  3. Taught and/or assist program participants in developing ADL skills, communication and self-advocacy skills.
                                  4. Advocated for needed services.
                                  5. Facilitated access to legal/advocacy services for program participants.
                                  6. Participated in regular collaborative meetings of the housing and support services team.
                                  7. Organized Client Files in an online database.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                5-7 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Executive
                                Education
                                Education
                                Masters Of Psychology

                                Housing Advocate Resume

                                Headline : Looking to relocate to Florida and any opening will give me the precise challenge I am looking for. A highly motivated, energetic individual always looking for a challenge. I feel I am an asset to any company my diverse background shows I can adapt and learn quickly.

                                Skills : Microsoft Office, Team Leader,& Proficient In Asset Building, Strategic Planning And Crisis Management. Effective Manager, Team Builder And Leader. Excellent Public Speaker And Workshop Facilitator.

                                Description :

                                  1. Learned to speak honestly, clearly and directly to clients to avoid mis information.
                                  2. Used -Time management - Communication with individuals of many different backgrounds - case management skills - knowledge of waiver services and other county and non profit resources.
                                  3. Developed and oversaw a family action plan, specifically focused on housing-related issues.
                                  4. Networked with community agencies, Landlords, and attend local meetings specific to housing.
                                  5. Followed-up with home visits when the client requests this service.
                                  6. Answered phones in crisis office.
                                  7. Tracked deadlines and manage calendars for your caseload, occasionally assist with cases from other team members and external partners.
                                                    Years of Experience
                                                    Experience
                                                    5-7 Years
                                                    Experience Level
                                                    Level
                                                    Executive
                                                    Education
                                                    Education
                                                    A.A.S Community Social Services

                                                    Housing Advocate Resume

                                                    Headline : Housing Advocate with 3 years of experience in Assisting with general office and program duties including answering phones, takes messages, routes calls, and provides information as required, Maintaining a variety of office records and files, Compiling routine data for Management, Complying and prepares various correspondence and documents for Management reports.

                                                    Skills : Communications written and verbal, Inventory management, Time management, Microsoft Office, Power Point, Internet.

                                                    Description :

                                                      1. Gathered/collected, reviewed and logged required documents and information to support the accurate and timely processing of cases.
                                                      2. Created and organized information, and generate reference tools for easy use by teammates and members of adjacent teams.
                                                      3. Understood key success measures for your role and submit daily and weekly progress reports.
                                                      4. Maintained and updated databases and tracking systems accurately and as designated.
                                                      5. Participated in CEDP’s ongoing efforts to improve upon existing processes by maintaining openness and curiosity about processes, systems and technologies.
                                                      6. Provided case management services for clients experiencing homelessness or those in imminent need of relocation.
                                                      7. Assisted clients with access to community resources to support mental health, food, child care, health and wellbeing, etc. as needed.
                                                                Years of Experience
                                                                Experience
                                                                5-7 Years
                                                                Experience Level
                                                                Level
                                                                Executive
                                                                Education
                                                                Education
                                                                A.A.S Community Social Services

                                                                Housing Advocate Resume

                                                                Objective : To secure a career in a business or organization that appreciates a professional approach, dedication and motivation. To share communicational and interpersonal skills developed through prior work experience in order to build future growth within the company.

                                                                Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Business Management.

                                                                Description :

                                                                  1. Ran MFC’s monthly operations and programs.
                                                                  2. Coordinated food distribution to MFC’s satellite sites, including college campuses, synagogues, and schools.
                                                                  3. Supported ongoing professional development programming, including fellowships, internships, and other opportunities as they arise.
                                                                  4. Maintained inventory control for monthly distributions with our Digital Pantry software.
                                                                  5. Ensured the space remains a welcoming, exciting, and functional place to sustain and grow.
                                                                  6. Met Council’s program goals and activities.
                                                                  7. Worked independently and manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously.
                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                          Experience
                                                                          2-5 Years
                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                          Level
                                                                          Executive
                                                                          Education
                                                                          Education
                                                                          B.S. In Child Life

                                                                          Housing Advocate Resume

                                                                          Objective : Housing Advocate is Coordinating resident outreach activities including distribution of information to residents, May researching, curating and distribute daily online articles related to various housing topics in national and local news to HACLA Executive Management.

                                                                          Skills : Creative Skills, Researching, Executive Management.

                                                                          Description :

                                                                            1. Coordinated all aspects of event planning, implementation and follow up for a variety of events and meetings, including but not limited to stakeholder and resident meetings, redevelopment community meetings, and RAC/HARAC meetings.
                                                                            2. Communicated with program partners regarding events, budgets, timelines, contracts and community commitments.
                                                                            3. Oversaw processing of invoices and budget requests for department budget and/or third-party contracts with community and/or redevelopment partners.
                                                                            4. Provided clerical oversight of relevant programs, including drafting agendas, minutes, maintaining files, and developing flyers or other outreach materials.
                                                                            5. Assisted in conducting public meetings with stakeholders, including transportation as needed.
                                                                            6. Organized training sessions for residents and other specialized assistance as required.
                                                                            7. Communicated information to residents and other stakeholders on various issues.
                                                                                                Years of Experience
                                                                                                Experience
                                                                                                2-5 Years
                                                                                                Experience Level
                                                                                                Level
                                                                                                Executive
                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                MS